Living in South Holland: life in The Hague, Rotterdam, Delft and Leiden in English! Information for the English-speaking international community in the Dutch province of Zuid-Holland. Local expat business directory, information guides, events calendar, forum discussions, classified ads, expat blogs.


Angloinfo South Holland provides English-speakers living in (or planning a move to) Rotterdam, The Hague, Delft, Leiden, Wassenaar, Gouda, Dordrecht or elsewhere in the province of Zuid-Holland, Netherlands with essential information regarding residency, employment, healthcare, education and transportation. This can be found in our HOW TO guides.

You'll also find a local BUSINESS DIRECTORY and a calendar of local EVENTS, along with DISCUSSIONS and CLASSIFIEDS

Angloinfo South Holland Expat BLOGS offer exclusive insight to international life in Zuid-Holland, Netherlands:

The HOW TO section is broken down into 8 key topic areas

  • Moving to Holland (including information on residency, moving pets and a country overview)
  • Housing in Holland (including information on renting and apartment, buying a home, building permits and Dutch property terminology)
  • Working in Holland (including information on employment contracts, work permits, unemployment benefits and starting a business)  
  • Finances in Holland (including information on personal income taxes, vehicle taxes, sales taxes, banking and social security)
  • Family Life in Holland (including information on schooling, children's health, Dutch childcare, youth programs, marriage and partnerships)
  • Healthcare in Holland (including information on health insurance requirements, rights for the disabled, Dutch medical terminology, pregnancy and birth) 
  • Transportation in Holland (including information on trains and public transport, local airports, vehicle ownership, driving and licenses)
  • Sports in Holland (including information about Dutch national sporting associations, golfing, sailing, hunting and fishing)
  • Food & Drink in Holland (including information about Dutch cuisine, grocery shopping, alcohol and smoking laws)
  • Lifestyle in Holland (including information on entertainment, festivals, sightseeing and shopping)


The BUSINESS DIRECTORY is broken down into 15 major categories


The EVENTS section can be sorted by type of event, such as

The DISCUSSIONS forum is divided into 10 topic categories

 The CLASSIFIEDS section is divided into 6 categories